Essays Tagged: "Scrooge"

Scrooges Ghosts - An analisys of their effects

An Analysis Of The Effects Of Spiritual Visitations On ScroogeScrooge learned a great deal about himself during the visitations of the three ghosts in A Ch ... but instead by remorse for things he had already done. Not until the second and third spirits visit Scrooge can a true change due to fear, not only in fear for what might be during his life but also i ... the places he went, his nephew's and the Cratchit's homes were probably the most disturbing. Fred, Scrooge's own flesh and blood, began mocking his own uncle in a game he and his guests played. In a ...

(3 pages) 35 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay on 'A Christmas Carol,' and 'Through the Tunnel.'

simile is so outlandish that is brings a smile to the reader.'A Christmas Carol,' tells a story of Scrooge who is transported through Christmases of his past, present and those yet to come. Dickens c ... or example, the long sentence, 'and then let any man explain to me, if he can, how it happened that Scrooge, having his key in the lock of the door, say in the knocker, without its undergoing any inte ...

(11 pages) 61 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Of A Christmas Carol.

noMrs. NovellinoEnglish 319 December 2002A Christmas Carol is a classic story about a man, Ebenezer Scrooge, who embarks on a journey exploring all facets of his past, present, and future life. Scroog ... nt, and future life. Scrooge goes through a tremendous transformation that ends up saving his life. Scrooge begins the story as a person who does not believe in the Christmas spirit and ends up having ...

(6 pages) 83 1 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens' Character Scrooge From "A Chistmas Carol".

In the story A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, the character Scrooge is established. Since the late 1800's when the novella was written, Scrooge was thought of a ... emen from Providence, Rhode Island, go to New York City to help in the World Trade Center disaster. Scrooge, although a terrible man in the beginning of the book, was actually a great person. On the o ... part of a bucket passing team used to clear rubble from the Trade Center site.Most people think of Scrooge as being a terrible man with no heart. On the other hand, some think of him as being a wonde ...

(2 pages) 37 0 2.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens, author of "A Christmas Carol", illustrates that kindness is in everyone's heart

", illustrates that kindness is in everyone's heart. He proves this by using the character Ebeneser Scrooge. To begin with, Scrooge is an arrogant, old man who is extremely selfish. However, as time p ... er, as time passes, he develops into a kind, giving individual. To glimpse at the transformation of Scrooge is to understand how any person, now matter how mean-spirited, can undergo a change of heart ...

(2 pages) 53 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

What are happiness and success? A brief look at the definitions and relationship between happiness and success. Also goes into the factors of each.

reat children, loves his wife, and is respected by those who know him would be successful. Ebenezer Scrooge, the main character in A Christmas Carol would not. His idea of success is working hard, bec ... ee aspects of our lives (physical, emotional, and spiritual), if we want to be truly happy.Ebenezer Scrooge at the beginning of the story was obviously a miserable cynic. However, he had some happines ...

(3 pages) 202 1 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Joy of "A Christmas Carol"

synonymous. If we were to consider the Christmas season through the eyes of a business man such as Scrooge, the profit and loss statement might be as follows: On the credit side of the ledger there w ... season, (some of them cynical), one still has to thank Charles Dickens for giving us hope that the Scrooges of our culture can be converted into warm, generous and charitable members of our society. ...

(4 pages) 46 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Love and the Collective Unconscious - In reference to "A Christmas Carol," "White Fang," and "Great Expectations."

novels will verify that the desire to and for love is part of the collective unconscious: Ebenezer Scrooge from Dickens' A Christmas Carol; Pip from Dickens' Great Expectations, and White Fang from L ... orn with. Dreams, thoughts, and desires are all reflections of the collective unconscious. Ebenezer Scrooge from Dickens' A Christmas Carol is visited by three ghosts in his dreams: the Ghost of Chris ...

(8 pages) 63 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A Christmas Carol

man can change he outlook on life in a one night chain of events. After losing his partner Marley, Scrooge, the main character, develops a hatred for joy and happiness and especially for the Christma ... his heart. He should!" (Dickens 5&6).Dickens illustrates the happiness of the community around Scrooge. They may not have much but it is more than having money to them it's a time "when men and w ...

(3 pages) 37 1 2.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Four Ghosts of Christmas.

"A Christmas Caro" (Rowell 1). In Dickens's book "A Christmas Carol" four ghosts appear to Ebenezer Scrooge, each representing a moral lesson that teaches Scrooge how to better live his life.The first ... moral lesson that teaches Scrooge how to better live his life.The first of the four ghosts to visit Scrooge is the ghost of his old business partner, Jacob Marley. Marley comes to warn Scrooge of the ...

(4 pages) 25 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol

Humbug!"Humbug!" These famous words said by Ebenezer Scrooge, which means nonsense, describe the conditions of the poor during the early industrial socie ... e industrial revolution didn't care at all for the state of the poor. Charles Dickens uses Ebenezer Scrooge in the movie A Christmas Carol, to signify what was wrong with early industrial society, how ... uses his transformation to represent hope for industrial society.Charles Dickens portrays Ebenezer Scrooge as a cheap, old man to signify what the wealthy were like in the early industrial age. In th ...

(4 pages) 29 1 2.3 Jan/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Christmas Carol

At the beginning of the novel there is an old man named Scrooge who is in his office when his nephew Fred walks in and wished him a merry Christmas but Scro ... tmas but Scrooge just said "Bah Humbug." And Fred walked. Shortly after two men walked in and asked Scrooge for some money for the poor. On his way out Scrooge gave the clerk a day off for Christmas. ... t was normal. Then he got ready for bed and he was visited by Marley's ghost itself. The ghost told Scrooge that he would be visited by three spirits at 1:00 every morning for the next three nights. ...

(2 pages) 552 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dickens Story Films

would be able to understand what it means. The spirit of Christmas present is trying to explain to Scrooge at one point how by paying his employees he is depriving them of food and means to live and ...

(1 pages) 410 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

to explain to people how the poor and destitute lived.The main character in the Novel is Ebeenezer Scrooge. Scrooge is a moneylender who lends money to people and charges incredible high rates. These ... a trifle" This is suggesting that his jobs was so infamous that the poor had never approached him. Scrooge represents the wealthy uncaring section of society. It can be seen in the Novel that he is c ...

(1 pages) 612 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Christmas Carol

e, but some rich. In the novel The Christmas Carol, the main character was rich, but cheap old man, scrooge. Scrooge was lonely and his employees were very poor. Perhaps one of Scrooge's best employee ... . All of the townspeople in this story were poor, but having a lot of fun because it was Christmas. Scrooge on the other hand didn't like Christmas until a sudden change of heart. Mr. Dickens is able ...

(1 pages) 4 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Charles Dickens Biography

Gadshill Place, near Rochester. He died at Gadshill on June 9, 1870. Dickens states that London in Scrooge’s world A Christmas Carol is “Foggy withal: and he could hear the people in the ou ... tions in the 19th century London were like in A Christmas Carol.A Christmas Carol is about Ebenezer Scrooge, a “miserly” old man who believes that Christmas is just an excuse for people to m ...

(4 pages) 14 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

An Analysis of the Moral Messages and Similarities of "Everyman" and "A Christmas Carol"

n "Everyman" is a lesson that is also to be learned in "A Carol Christmas". It starts with Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserly, cruel man who treats everyone with contempt.Seven Christmases after his business ... l man who treats everyone with contempt.Seven Christmases after his business partner, Marley, dies, Scrooge is horrified to find a ghost appear one night. The ghost turns out to be Marley. Shackled in ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


idea that social reform begins with moral transformation in the individual is demonstrated through Scrooge by his miraculous change in personality and thought. In the beginning of the story, Scrooge ... of money and practically ignores humanity. For example, on page 10 of the book, two gentlemen visit Scrooge at his office and kindly ask him to donate money to the poor. They tell him that many people ...

(1 pages) 1559 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens inpires charity into his readers

al injustice and poverty and the demonstration of one man's redemption from greed in which Ebenezer Scrooge saves not only himself, but other.Dickens portrays human kindness in the novel, by showing t ... n the novel, by showing the antifisis of kindness and later concludes and shows an abundance of it. Scrooge is visited by the three spirits: the Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol

f the same name.It is also Disney's third film retelling of A Christmas Carol.PlotIn 1843, Ebenezer Scrooge, a bitter and miserly old moneylender, and he refuses to visit his family on Christmas dinne ... rces his underpaid employee Bob Cratchit to beg to take the day off for his own family. That night, Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley who had died seven years ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jan/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens